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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling to Focus on Metabolic Syndrome and the Risk of Diabetes During Walk With a Doc - Archived


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Saint Joseph Mount Sterling to Focus on Metabolic Syndrome and the Risk of Diabetes
During Walk With a Doc
Dr. Taufik Kassis to lead walk on September 17, 2016

Mt. Sterling, Ky. (September 2, 2016) — Let’s get moving! It’s time to stay fit and have fun, while having health questions answered by a real, live healthcare provider. Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, part of KentuckyOne Health, will host a Walk With a Doc event on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Easy Walker Park, located at 1395 Osborne Road in Mt. Sterling.
Saint Joseph Mount Sterling Walk With a Doc events are part of a nationwide program that empowers people to improve their health through physical activity while they exercise side-by-side with their health care providers.
This Walk With a Doc will be led by Taufik Kassis, MD, Community Family Clinic, who will focus on metabolic syndrome and the risk for diabetes. Participants can ask medical questions in an informal setting, receive free health screenings, and take part in a heart-healthy walk. No registration is required. Participants are encouraged to invite family and friends to walk together toward a healthier lifestyle.
All Walk With a Doc events are free and open to the public and begin at 9:00 am.
For more information on Walk With a Doc events in Mt. Sterling, please visit, or call Sr. Janet Carr at 859.497.5556.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health, the largest and most comprehensive health system in the Commonwealth, has more than 200 locations including, hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies in Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is dedicated to bringing wellness, healing and hope to all, including the underserved.  The system is made up of the former Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System, along with the University of Louisville Hospital and James Graham Brown Cancer Center. KentuckyOne Health is proud of and strengthened by its Catholic, Jewish and academic heritages.

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Tuesday, September 06, 2016